MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics151% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 色彩
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateAug 18 '18 at 14:08
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$293
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 423
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 642
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 467
Parallax 523
149% 483 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 502
Splatting 286
152% 344 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 151%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$65
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 149 61 52 60 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 550
Write 318
Mixed 392
SusWrite 102
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 45.4
171% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 21.1
68% 143 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 115%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$139
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 183 178 179 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 104%
Hitachi HDS721064CLA332 640GB
194GB free
Firmware: JPGOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 58 57 60 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 50.2
Write 54.5
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 59.3
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.9% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 10.6
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,024
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